Sustainable, renewable and economically valuable, Oberon’s timber industry provides jobs for the people of Oberon and prosperity to its community. In addition, a wide range of agricultural businesses thrive in the district. Traditionally known for its fat lambs, peas and potatoes, Oberon now boasts a rural economy that has expanded to include not only fat lambs but beef cattle, free range pigs, wineries, nuts and truffles.

As a consequence, the town and its businesses are flourishing. There are good employment opportunities and a comprehensive list of community services.